Fresh Eyes on Old Books #33 by Dan!

All right folks, I’m back. I’ve got nothing fancy to say and I don’t want to ramble. I’ll save that for the actual reviews. Let’s do this! Teen Titans #10 from 1967 So here’s my problem with the Teen Titans in a nutshell. This comic has them fighting a bully. Robin gets invited to participate in a motorcycle race in a ghost town (not kidding), but this one guy is a big jerk and tries to ruin the race. It’s essentially Wacky Races, with the bad dude as Snidley Whiplash and everyone else as Penelope Pitstop (how obscure was that … Continue reading

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So you all know about the great success of the DC 52 RELAUNCH and the many sellouts on the first issues.  This Wed. the second issues begin coming out. With original orders across the country much lower than the first issues and lower print runs many in the industry are predicting fast sell outs on the #2’s. If you are a subscription customer be sure to update your list and add the titles you want to continue on. Better yet, if you can make it in on Wed. we are having a one day SALE in conjunction with the release … Continue reading

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It Came From the Back Room #30

Standard recap: I’m slowly going through AABC’s one-million-plus back-issue room, restocking the boxes on the sales floor and pulling stuff to sell as discount/overstock/special items. I’m going through the alphabet backwards (don’t ask), and at my speed, this amounts to a two-year project. Something different this week: I’m working on the letter “F” now — specifically, back issues of Flash — but I’ll cover the discount stuff from that in my next posting, once it’s all finished and available on the cover price racks. Instead, since it turned out that we had so many cool (and key) Silver Age issues of … Continue reading

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All About Will Honor All Atomic Orders!

With the sudden closure of Atomic Comics four comic Shops in the Phoenix area comic fans don’t have to worry about getting their weekly fix. All About Books and Comics,  in Phoenix Arizona is working with Diamond Comics to insure that all of Atomics customers as well as their own, will  get all their comics and related merchandise. All About Books and Comics will honor any Atomic orders and can fulfill ALL requests. Owners Alan and Marsha Giroux, confirmed that All About Books and Comics orders are large enough to meet the needs of everyone, but that they have additional … Continue reading

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DC Comics is relaunching their entire comic line this September! All comics are going back to #1 and starting with new origins, creative teams and story lines. Following is a list of all the comics and their creative teams. If you are an All About Subscriber you will automatically get the #1 issue if you are already signed up for that title. Not a subscriber? Now might just be the time to sign up for our subscription service so you don’t miss out on any of these issues. Sign up HERE. We are offering a SPECIAL SOLICITATION DISCOUNT (20% off) … Continue reading

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